A Hong Kong burglar climbed 10 storeys of scaffolding on Sunday, then used a pole to reach through a window and snare a purse. Photo: Screengrab A Hong Kong burglar climbed 10 storeys of scaffolding on Sunday, then used a pole to reach through a window and snare a purse. Photo: Screengrab
A Hong Kong burglar climbed 10 storeys of scaffolding on Sunday, then used a pole to reach through a window and snare a purse. Photo: Screengrab
Crime

Hong Kong thief uses pole, hook to snare purse from 10th-storey flat after climbing up scaffolding

  • Viral video of the burglary shows the pole entering a window, then slowly snaking across the room before hooking the bag
  • A tenant emerged from a bedroom to discover the theft in process, but was too late to prevent the burglar’s successful escape

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A Hong Kong burglar climbed 10 storeys of scaffolding on Sunday, then used a pole to reach through a window and snare a purse. Photo: Screengrab A Hong Kong burglar climbed 10 storeys of scaffolding on Sunday, then used a pole to reach through a window and snare a purse. Photo: Screengrab
A Hong Kong burglar climbed 10 storeys of scaffolding on Sunday, then used a pole to reach through a window and snare a purse. Photo: Screengrab
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